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Title
Parker's illustrated hand book of the Great West :  a record of statistics and facts, with practical suggestions for immigrants as to profitable investment of labor & capital in industrial pursuits in the Great West   / by Nathan H. Parker.
Illustrated hand book of the Great West
Name/Creator
Parker, Nathan Howe., creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:902299 
Location
Networked Resource

Widener

Microforms (Lamont)
Place of Origin
New York
Publisher
American News Co.
Language
English
Description
162 p., [30] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Form/Genre
text

microfilm
Subject
Missouri -- Description and travel ;  Kansas -- Description and travel ;  Missouri -- Emigration and immigration ;  Kansas -- Emigration and immigration

Category
farmers

Industries & Labor

Kansas

land settlement

Life in the United States

miners

Missouri

Railroads

Regions of the U.S. -- Mid-Western States

Regions of the U.S. -- The South & Puerto Rico

Regions of the U.S. -- The West & Southwest

westward migration

Note
The advantages and resources of Missouri -- Manufactories wanted -- Immigration to Missouri -- Who should emigrate West -- Missouri the American Vineyard -- Profits of farming in the West -- Hop growing -- Will mining in Missouri pay? -- Manufactures in St. Louis -- Tin in Missouri -- Railroad progress in the West -- Stock raising -- Sorghum culture -- Facts and advice -- Missouri, opinions of eastern editors -- Kansas, resources and productions -- Kansas, items of progress -- The new process for smelting iron -- New mineral discoveries -- What we are importing -- Cheap houses, plans and specifications -- Kansas, growth and population -- Advice to immigrants -- The Simmons iron mountain -- New iron manufactories -- Items of progress up to Nov. 1 -- Business of St. L & I.M.R.R. -- Description of Missouri by counties, alphabetically arranged -- Description and price of 200 farms -- Index to advertisements.

Cover title.

80 p. of advertising matter interspersed.
Other Title
  Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 reel 410, no. 4148
Other Title